captured during the course 01 u sLigle r^nr^u Koktuam and Kallar ; ar.cl rcd'ie?d t^e for- Poruniamilla He obtniued victor as ^^o;; ii of his TViir o battle Haadeya fort of UdayagirL Uu Caitra ba. 10 of tht; ytur Viroflai*. tLe day ui r;4t cur festival of tlie God Kajhuuatha of OijLf.^iii^t, tlic ^uii}u< ci*i;;3 to us, ^lahamaxtfa&st: rra ilatla AuaiiUii'aj.uyya LC-vaeUda Maliaraja, (witli a request that the car;: ui: : ere uuti bl^ek smiths should not be allowed to mxnnt the cur putting 0:1 tlieir paccadas.-f We a^ked, i; WLiit is the practi\.'e in lirup&ti If"1 In reply, they said: "According to the practice regulated i by Peda Tirumalaiajayya at Tirnputi, tLi? priviitge is to the carpenters and blacksmiths, witii due regard to the •vrorship of the CrcdJ ; the carpenters and Li&ckgmitLs (^rc allowed to) put ou tLeir ^accfuias a:ul jawdi85 apply sandal- paste to themselves and mouiit the car, holding the touU of their respective professions in their hai.ds." We lifttve decided accordingly. You should Tvillingly observe thiis ^-riiLticc. JVT.J5. — * This inscription clces not beiiv ;ls t-jka '7i-t:c. Ois u with the inscription at SiddhaTatain, Vii'GuL: ii fc-uusi u» c^iTe&pos.u to S.S, 1511.' An inscription j/ Otfimiftji : Z,, A\ 13, p CC4. l'£iS. BAlNDiTS IN THL TiML OF VEXKAIA 1L Dacoits rrom the western country broke into the house 01 a wealthy iarmer of the Arakoti faoiily in the province of Udayagiri and plundered it completely. While returning to the west they came to Allidona, and halted for taking rest iu the jungle at the foot of the hillocks on the jrest ot the village at a distance oi a mile. The Araioti people who •March 31, A. D., 15S9. •fr Paeexda means the upper garment of meai J TJie passage is corrupt; and the uamsiAtioo. ss only teaUtive.